Fear and looting in Soweto: inside the latest xenophobic nightmare

'We are all still shattered. I can’t even look my neighbours in the eyes after what they did.'

19.8.2019

'We are all still shattered. I can’t even look my neighbours in the eyes after what they did.'

Foreigners flee as mobs go on the rampage, gutting their shops and sowing chaos and shame among locals

As the terrifying scenes played out around her, an unemployed single mother of three had to beg a mob not to smash her home on Wednesday night in White City, Soweto.

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Fear and looting in Soweto: inside the latest xenophobic nightmareHooligans were on the rampage, looting foreign-owned shops and causing chaos.

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